Spotted on the BBC site, police officers are using Twitter to keep local residents aware and assured about their presence. In growing communities it certainly does sound like a good way of letting householders know their beat copper is in the area. "These kinds of social media are ultimately just another way of communicating with the public," Tom Stirling, North Yorkshire's web officer told the BBC.
Nice to see creative uses for social networking, just an up to date Dixon of Dock Green posting a sign on the parish notice board.
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